US journalist Grant Wahl dies after
collapsing at the World Cup in Qatar
Prominent American journalist Provide Wahl has died in
Qatar after collapsing while covering the World Cup
sending a wave of shock and grief across the sports world
. He made it to forty-nine.
He "passed out" while covering the Argentina-Netherlands
game on Friday, a witness told CNN.
Qatar International Cup organizers said on Saturday that
Wahl "got sick" in the press room
where he received "scientific treatment on the online site." He was then transferred to
the Hamad Comprehensive Medical Center
said a spokesman for the Best Judicial Committee for Shipping and Legacy,
the body responsible for planning the tournament.
He was treated inside the stadium "for about 20-25 minutes
" before being transferred to the health centre
Keir Radnedge, a columnist for international soccer magazine,
told CNN on Saturday.
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